The COVID-19 pandemic is triggering an unmatched disturbance to the global economy. The subsequent socio-economic impact is being spread through different channels.
And Bangladesh’s stance in a vulnerable position to tackle the economic impact of COVID-19, as its textile and apparel industry provides over 80% of its export.
This ultimately push Bangladesh readymade garment (RMG) industry to shift from its current model of mostly producing basic items to high-end functional apparel. Like personal protective equipment (PPE), masks and healthcare-related items such as bedsheets and isolation sheets for hospitals. Or military and other protective gear.